Congress for discussion on demonetisation, other issues

Tue, 01/31/2017 - 22:20

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday demanded a discussion on various issues in the current Budget session of Parliament, including demonetisation, militant activities on the international border in Jammu and Kashmir and erosion in autonomy of institutions.


Demonetisation affected repayment of auto loans: Fitch Ratings

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 11:34

Chennai, Jan 27 (IANS) Global credit rating agency Fitch Ratings on Friday said repayment of Indian auto loans got affected by demonetisation and it would take a couple of months for collections to come back to normal levels.


Demonetisation not done with elections in mind: Venkaiah

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 20:52

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Centre's demonetisation move was not taken on electoral considerations and it was ready to face the consequences, Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Wednesday.


'Where are the fake notes? Even RBI doesn't know'

Tue, 01/24/2017 - 10:52

Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India has admitted it has no confirmed data of the number or value of fake currencies detected since the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, a RTI query has revealed.


RBI's own figures indicate return of 15 lakh crore of banned notes

Sat, 01/14/2017 - 13:18

New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Despite the Reserve Bank of India dismissing reports that suggested 97 per cent of the demonetised currency had returned to the bank's coffers by December 30, its own weekly figures on "currency in circulation" indicate that this number is correct.


Two held for printing, circulating fake Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 notes

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 21:56

New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Two persons were arrested on Tuesday allegedly for printing and circulating counterfeit notes of Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 in southwest Delhi, the police said, adding that fake notes of the face value of Rs 6 lakh were also seized from their possession.


Modi to blame for 120 note ban deaths: Mamata

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 12:56

Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday held Prime Minister Narendra Modi responsible for over 120 deaths following demonetisation.


Congress to hold meet on demonetisation problems on Jan 11

Sat, 01/07/2017 - 23:02

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The Congress will hold a day-long national convention, "Jan Vedna Sammelan", here on January 11 to discuss the problems faced by the people across the country post demonetisation.


Nepal to get Rs 1 bn in 100 rupee notes from India

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 23:48

Kathmandu, Jan 6 (IANS) Nepal's central bank will get Rs 1 billion in Rs 100 denomination Indian notes from its Indian counterpart by the end of this month to avert shortages of the currency widely used in the Himalayan country, an official said on Friday.


32 demonetisation violation cases lodged till date: CBI

Wed, 01/04/2017 - 21:48

New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The CBI on Wednesday said it has so far registered 32 cases of violation of demonetisation and detected over Rs 200 crore across India during its probe against gross anomalies in banking sectors after the demonetisation announcement.


PM's 50-day 'Shuddhi Yajna' an uncontrolled forest fire: Congress

Sun, 01/01/2017 - 21:38

New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress on Sunday said that his demonetisation step, which Modi dubbed as a "Shuddhi Yajna", was "an uncontrolled forest fire" that claimed over 100 lives.